iXperience, Cape Town, South Africa

Summer abroad program called iXperience, an innovative summer career accelerator program based in Cape Town, South Africa. The courses offered are Data Science, Full Stack Coding, Investment Finance, Management Consulting, Product Management, Visual Design, Crypto & The Blockchain, and Virtual Reality. Each course takes the form of a 4-week intense workshop followed by a 4-week internship where you get hands-on experience applying what you’ve learned. Students choose from a variety of companies for their internships across many fields, from startups to internationally recognized companies. There are endless opportunities outside of the primary course/internship, including career development workshops, unique city explorations, and culturally immersive excursions. iXperience has an extremely effective educational model that provides students a competitive edge in the job market, with alumni having gone on to work at companies like Facebook, Apple, Bain, Tesla, and SpaceX.

Questions, email Mark Steelman, Summer 2017 participant, at mark.steelman@duke.edu